El Estoque

MVHS Swim: The Matadors host their annual senior night ceremony despite COVID-19 cancellations

Following Lin was senior Bianca Youngyouth, who was dressed in the special senior tie-dye shirt and a pool float.

Rucha Soman, Justine Ha, and Anjali Singh

March 13, 2020

On March 13, members of the MVHS Swim team gathered by the pool deck after school to set up for the annual senior night ceremony. The 13 seniors joined their fellow teammates as they ran from the tennis courts to the pool where they were greeted by a human bridge. Despite not allowing spectators, MVHS...

Boys volleyball: MVHS takes commanding win against Lynbrook HS

Senior Daniel Chang and junior Brandon Ng successfully block a spike by a Lynbrook HS player. The duo amounted for multiple blocks during the game.

Elena Khan and Anish Vasudevan

March 3, 2020

The MVHS boys volleyball team, who hasn’t played a game since its Norcal championship win last season, defeated Lynbrook HS (LHS) at its first home game of the season. The team won in straight sets, starting the new season off strong with a current league standing at 1-0.  The Matadors remained...

Boys’ soccer: MVHS defeats Milpitas HS

Sophomore Edin Kraja steals the ball from a MHS player.

Jayanti Jha and Elena Khan

February 12, 2020

  The MVHS boys varsity soccer team defeated Milpitas HS 5-1, bringing its current league standing to 5-5-1.  The team played strong offense during the first half, scoring four of their five goals within the first 30 minutes. Junior Frank Lu credits their offensive plays to trusting an...

Girls Basketball: MVHS falls to Homestead HS

Junior Eshani Patel attempts to catch the ball after a rebounding shot off the hoop.

Jayanti Jha, Elena Khan, and Neysa Singh

February 10, 2020

MVHS lost to Homestead HS in its eighth game of the season, bringing their current league standing to 5-3.  During the first and second quarter, HHS players played a hard defense, making it difficult for the Matadors to score. Junior Katerina Baxter explains how their lack of communication hind...

Girls Soccer: The Lady Mats secure their fourth league victory against Wilcox HS

Junior Samiksha Rao attempts to bypass a WHS defender in the first half of the match despite their intense offensive plays. Junior Shriya Kaushik takes note on WHS' playing strategies during today's match especially.

Justine Ha, Anjali Singh, and Collin Qian

February 7, 2020

After an intense match, the Matadors gain their sixth overall win with a final score of 4-2

Boys Soccer: The Matadors win against Saratoga HS 4-0

Senior Noah Rizk and teammates jog back after Rizk scores his second goal. Photo by Collin Qian

Collin Qian and Vivian Jiang

February 6, 2020

After a hard loss against Lynbrook HS with a final score of 2-1 last week, the Matadors bounced back with four goals and a shutout against Saratoga HS. This put their record at 4-3-1, taking MVHS one step closer to achieving its goal of reaching Central Coast Section (CCS). From the kick off it wa...

Girls soccer: MVHS draws against Milpitas HS 0-0

Freshman forward Diya Balakrishnan peers over her shoulder at the oncoming defender in order to anticipate her next move so that she maintains possession of the ball against Milpitas HS.

Kamyar Moradi and Anish Vasudevan

January 26, 2020

In its fourth league matchup of the season, MVHS ties against Milpitas HS